NUS Graduate School for Integrative Sciences and Engineering

Student Publications












2015 top

Title: NeuO: a Fluorescent Chemical Probe for Live Neuron Labeling.

: Jun Cheng Er, Cheryl Leong, Chai Lean Teoh, Qiang Yuan, Paolomi Merchant, Matthew Dunn,
David Sulzer, Dalibor Sames, Akshay Bhinge, Dongyoon Kim, Seong-Min Kim, Myung-Han Yoon, Lawrence W. Stanton, Shawn H. Je, Seong-Wook Yun, and Young-Tae Chang.

 Angewandte Chemie International Edition 54 (8) 2442(2015)
Title:  Imaging and control of ferromagnetism in LaMnO₃/SrTiO₃heterostructures.

: X. Renshaw Wang, Changjian Li, W. M. Lü, T. R. Paudel, D. P. Leusink, M. Hoek, N. Poccia, A. Vailionis, T. Venkatesan, J. M. D. Coey, E. Y. Tsymbal, Ariando, H. Hilgenkamp.

 Science 349(6249) 716(2015)
Title:  Deterministic Restriction on Pluripotent State Dissolution by Cell-Cycle Pathways.

: Kevin Andrew Uy Gonzales, Hongqing Liang, Yee-Siang Lim, Yun-Shen Chan, Jia-Chi Yeo, Cheng-Peow Tan, Bin Gao, Beilin Le, Zi-Ying Tan, Kok-Yao Low, Yih-Cherng Liou, Frederic Bard, Huck-Hui Ng.

 Cell 162 (3) 564 (2015)

2014 top

Title:  Silicon Surface Passivation Technology for Germanium-Tin P-Channel MOSFETs: Suppression of Germanium and Tin Segregation for Mobility Enhancement.

:  Pengfei Guo, Ran Cheng, Wei Wang, Zheng Zhang, Jisheng Pan, Eng Soon Tok, and Yee-Chia Yeo.

 ECS Journal of Solid State Science and Technology, 3 (8) Q162-Q168 (2014)
Title:  Disruption of FAT10–MAD2 binding inhibits tumor progression.

:  Steven Setiawan Theng, Wei Wang, Way-Champ Mah, Cheryl Chan, Jingli Zhuo, Yun Gao, Haina Qin, Liangzhong Lim, Samuel S. Chong, Jianxing Song, and Caroline G. Lee.

 PNAS 111 (49) E5282 (2014)
Title:  FAT10, an ubiquitin-like protein, confers malignant properties in non-tumorigenic and tumorigenic cells.

:  Yun Gao, Steven Setiawan Theng, Jingli Zhuo, Wei Bing Teo, Jianwei Ren and Caroline G.L. Lee.

 Carcinogenesis 35 (4) 923 (2014)
Title:  Multivariate biophysical markers predictive of mesenchymal stromal cell multipotency.

:  Wong Cheng Lee, Hui Shi, Zhiyong Poon, Lin Myint Nyan, Tanwi Kaushik, G. V. Shivashankar, Jerry K. Y. Chan, Chwee Teck Lim, Jongyoon Han, and Krystyn J. Van Vliet.

 PNAS 111 (42) E4409 (2014)
Title:  Modest CaV1.342-selective inhibition by compound 8 is b-subunit dependent.

:  Hua Huang, Cheng Yang Ng, Dejie Yu, Jing Zhai, Yulin Lam & Tuck Wah Soong

 Nature Communications 5 : 4881 (2014) | DOI: 10.1038/ncomms5481
Title:  EZH2-Mediated Inactivation of IFN-g-JAK-STAT1 Signaling Is an Effective Therapeutic Target in MYC-Driven Prostate Cancer.

:  Zhen Ning Wee, Zhimei Li, Puay Leng Lee, Shuet Theng Lee, Yoon Pin Lim, and Qiang Yu

 Cell Reports 8, 1 (2014)
Title:  Full Control and Manipulation of Heat Signatures: Cloaking, Camouflage and Thermal Metamaterials.

:  Tiancheng Han, Xue Bai, John T. L. Thong, Baowen Li , and Cheng-Wei Qiu

 Advanced Materials 26, 1731 (2014)
Title:  A context-aware augmented reality system to assist the maintenance operators.

:  J. Zhu, S. K. Ong, A. Y. C. Nee.

 International Journal on Interactive Design and Manufacturing January 2014
Title:  A High-Content Phenotypic Screen Reveals the Disruptive Potency of Quinacrine and 3’,4’-Dichlorobenzamil on the Digestive Vacuole of Plasmodium falciparum.

:  Yan Quan Lee, Amanda S. P. Goh, Jun Hong Ch’ng, François H. Nosten, Peter Rainer Preiser, Shazib Pervaiz, Sanjiv Kumar Yadav, Kevin S. W. Tan.

 Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy 58 (1), 550 (2014)
Title:  Epstein–Barr Virus Nuclear Antigen 3C binds to BATF/IRF4 or SPI1/IRF4 composite sites and recruits Sin3A to repress CDKN2A.

:  Sizun Jianga, Bradford Willox, Hufeng Zhou, Amy M. Holthaus, Anqi Wang, Tommy T. Shi, Seiji Maruo, Peter V. Kharchenko, Eric C. Johannsen, Elliott Kieff, Bo Zhao.

 PNAS 111 (1), 421(2014)

2013 top

Title:  Oncofetal Gene SALL4 Defines an Aggressive Hepatocellular Carcinoma Subtype.

:  Kol Jia Yong, Chong Gao, Joline S.J. Lim, Benedict Yan, Henry Yang, Todor Dimitrov, Akira Kawasaki, Chee Wee Ong, Wong-Fai Wong, Sanghoon Lee, Sharada Ravikumar, Supriya Srivastava, Xi Tian, Ronnie T. Poon, Sheung Tat Fan, John M. Luk, Yock Young Dan, Manuel Salto-Tellez, Li Chai, Daniel G. Tenen.

 New England Journal of Medicine 368 (24), 2266 (2013)
Title:  Epstein–Barr virus nuclear antigen leader protein localizes to promoters and enhancers with cell transcription factors and EBNA2.

:  Hufeng Zhou, Bo Zhao, Peter V. Kharchenko, Elizabeth Lowry, Limsoon Wong, John Quackenbush, Dustin Holloway, Sizun Jiang, Yong Lu, Elliott Kieffa.

 PNAS 110 (46), 18537 (2013)
Title: A novel maintenance system for equipment serviceability improvement.

: Ong, S.K. and Zhu, J.

CIRP Annals - Manufacturing Technology, Vol. 62, No. 1, 39-42. 
Title: An authorable context-aware augmented reality system to assist the maintenance technicians.

: Zhu, J., Ong, S.K., and Nee, A.Y.C.

International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, Vol. 66, No. 9, 1699-1714.
Title: A hydrothermal anvil made of graphene nanobubbles on diamond.

: Candy Haley Yi Xuan Lim, Anastassia Sorkin, Qiaoliang Bao, Ang Li, Kai Zhang, Milos Nesladek, Kian Ping Loh.

Nature Communications 4 : 1556 (2013)  DOI: 10.1038/ncomms2579
Title: Designing Interactive Paper-craft Systems with Selective Inductive Power Transmission.

: Kening Zhu, Hedaki Nii, Owen Newton Fernando, Jeffrey Koh, Karin Aue, Adrian David Cheok.

Interacting with Computers.
Title: Deep Whole Genome Sequencing of 100 Southeast Asian Malays.

: Lai-Ping Wong, Rick Twee-Hee Ong, Wan-Ting Poh, Xuanyao Liu,Peng Chen,Ruoying Li,Kevin Koi-Yau Lam,Nisha Esakimuthu Pillai, Kar-Seng Sim, Haiyan Xu, Ngak-Leng Sim, Shu-Mei Teo, Jia-Nee Foo, Linda Wei-Lin Tan, Yenly Lim, Seok-Hwee Koo, Linda Seo-Hwee Gan, Ching-Yu Cheng, Sharon Wee, Eric Peng-Huat Yap6 Pauline Crystal Ng, Wei-Yen Lim, Richie Soong, Markus Rene Wenk, Tin Aung, Tien-Yin Wong, Chiea-Chuen Khor, Peter Little, Kee-Seng Chia, and Yik-Ying Teo.

American Journal of Human Genetics Vol 92 pp 1-15..
Title: Hybrid three-dimensional formation control for unmanned helicopters.

: A. Karimoddini, H. Lin, B. M. Chen, and T. H. Lee,

Automatica Vol 49 pp 424-433.
Title: Evidence of a Causal Relationship between Adiponectin Levels and Insulin Sensitivity: A Mendelian Randomization Study.

: He Gao, Tove Fall, Rob M van Dam, Allan Flyvbjerg, Björn Zethelius, Erik Ingelsson,Sara Hägg.

Title: Microgrid scheduling for reliable, cost effective and environmentally friendly energy management.

: Jeremy Jie Ming Kwok, Nan Yu, Iftekhar A. Karimi, Dong-Yup Lee.

Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research Vol 52 pp 142-151.
Title: Temporal application of topography to increase the rate of neural differentiation of human pluripotent stem cells.

: Lesley Y Chan, William R Birch, Evelyn K Yim, & Andre B Choo.

Biomaterials Vol 34 pp 382-392.
Title: Microfluidic cell trap array for controlled positioning of single cells on adhesive micropatterns.

: Lin Laiyi, Chu Yeh-shiu, Jean Paul Thiery, Lim Chwee Teck, Isabel Rodriguez.

Lab on a Chip.
Title: The nucleoid-associated protein Dan organizes chromosomal DNA through rigid nucleoprotein filament formation in E. coli during anoxia.

: Ci Ji Lim, Sin Yi Lee, Juan Teramoto, Akira Ishihama and Jie Yan.

Nucleic Acids Research Vol 41(2) pp 746-753.

2012 top

Title: Thin-Film Composite Membranes and Formation Mechanism of Thin-Film Layers on Hydrophilic Cellulose Acetate Propionate Substrates for Forward Osmosis Processes.

: Xue Li, Kai Yu Wang, Bradley Helmer, and Tai-Shung Chung.

Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research 51 (30), 10039 (2012) new
Title: RNA editing of the IQ domain in Cav1.3 channels modulates their Ca2+-dependent inactivation.

: H Huang, BZ Tan, Y Shen, J Tao, F Jiang, YY Sung, CK Ng, M Raida, G, Köhr, M Higuchi H Fatemi-Shariatpanahi, DT Yue and TW Soong.

Neuron 73 (2), 304 (2012). new
Title: Non-smooth Lyapunov Function-based Global Stabilization for Quantum Filters.

: Shuzhi Sam Ge, Thanh Long Vu, and Chang Chieh Hang.

Automatica, Vol. 48, pp. 1031–1044 (2012).
Title: Cellulose esters for forward osmosis: characterization of water and salt transport properties and free volume.

: Sui Zhang, Renwu Zhang, Y. C. Jean, D.R. Paul, Tai-Shung Chung.

: Polymer.
Title: Exome sequencing of liver fluke–associated cholangiocarcinoma.

: Choon Kiat Ong, Chutima Subimerb, Chawalit Pairojkul, Sopit Wongkham, Ioana Cutcutache, Willie Yu, John R McPherson, George E Allen, Cedric Chuan Young Ng, Bernice Huimin Wong, Swe Swe Myint, Vikneswari Rajasegaran, Hong Lee Heng, Anna Gan, Zhi Jiang Zang, Yingting Wu, Jeanie Wu, Ming Hui Lee, DaChuan Huang, Pauline Ong, Waraporn Chan-on, Yun Cao, Chao-Nan Qian, Kiat Hon Lim, Aikseng Ooi, Karl Dykema, Kyle Furge, Veerapol Kukongviriyapan, Banchob Sripa, Chaisiri Wongkham, Puangrat Yongvanit, P Andrew Futreal, Vajarabhongsa Bhudhisawasdi, Steve Rozen, Patrick Tan and Bin Tean Teh.

Source: Nature Genetics (2012)  doi:10.1038/ng.2273
Title: A Voice Interface for Sound Generators: adaptive and automatic mapping of gestures to sound.

: Stefano Fasciani, Lonce Wyse.

: in Proceedings of the NIME 2012 Conference.  
Title: Incomplete quantum state estimation: A comprehensive study.

Author(s): Yong Siah Teo, Bohumil Stoklasa, Berthold-Georg Englert, Jaroslav Rehacek, and Zdenek Hradil.

Source: Physical Review A, 85, 042317 (2011).  DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevA.85.042317
Title: Exome sequencing of gastric adenocarcinoma identifies recurrent somatic mutations in cell adhesion and chromatin remodeling genes.

Author(s): Zhi Jiang Zang, Ioana Cutcutache, Song Ling Poon, Shen Li Zhang, John R McPherson, Jiong Tao, Vikneswari Rajasegaran, Hong Lee Heng, Niantao Deng, Anna Gan, Kiat Hon Lim, Choon Kiat Ong, DaChuan Huang, Sze Yung Chin, Iain Beehuat Tan, Cedric Chuan Young Ng, Willie Yu, Yingting Wu, Minghui Lee, Jeanie Wu, Dianne Poh, Wei Keat Wan, Sun Young Rha, Jimmy So, Manuel Salto-Tellez, Khay Guan Yeoh, Wai Keong Wong, Yi-Jun Zhu, P Andrew Futreal, Brendan Pang, Yijun Ruan, Axel M Hillmer, Denis Bertrand, Niranjan Nagarajan, Steve Rozen, Bin Tean Teh and Patrick Tan.

Source: Nature Genetics, 44, 570-574, (2012).  doi:10.1038/ng.2246.
Title: Aging and carbon dioxide plasticization in thin polyetherimide films.

Author(s): Jianzhong Xia, Tai-Shung Chung, Pei Li, Norman R. Horn, D.R. Paul.

Source: Polymer, 53,   2099-2108, (2012).
Title: Molecular design of thin film composite (TFC) hollow fiber membranes for isopropanol dehydration via pervaporation.

Author(s): Jian Zuo, Yan Wang, Shi Peng Sun, Tai-Shung Chung.

Source: Journal of Membrane Science 405-406 (2012), 123-133.  
Title: Regions of homozygosity in three Southeast Asian populations.

Author(s): Shu Mei Teo, Chee Seng Ku, Agus Salim, Nasheen Naidoo, Kee Seng Chia, Yudi Pawitan.

Source: Journal of Human Genetics, 57, 101-108 (2012) .  doi:10.1038/jhg.2011.132.
Title: Real-Time Quantum Measurement-Based Feedback Control: A Non-smooth Time Delay Control Approach.

Author(s): Shuzhi Sam Ge, Thanh Long Vu, and Tong Heng Lee.

Source: SIAM J. Control and Optimization, Vol. 50, No. 2, pp. 845–863 (2012)..  
Title: A Monte Carlo approach for estimating measurement uncertainty using standard spreadsheet software.

Author(s): Gina Chew, Thomas Walczyk.

Source: Anal Bioanal Chem (2012) 402:2463–2469.  DOI 10.1007/s00216-011-5698-4.
Title: Real-Time Deterministic Generation of Maximally Entangled Two-Qubit and Three-Qubit States via Bang-Bang Control.

Author(s): Thanh Long Vu, Shuzhi Sam Ge, and Chang Chieh Hang.

Source: Physical Review A 85, 012332 (2012).

2011 top

Title:  Writing in Style: Pattern Languages and Writing Short Fiction.

:  Mitchell, Alex and McGee, Kevin.

 Storyworlds: A Journal of Narrative Studies 139 (2011).
Title: Adaptive schemes for incomplete quantum process tomography.

Author(s): Yong Siah Teo, Berthold-Georg Englert, Jaroslav Rehacek, and Zdenek Hradil.

Source: Physical Review A, 84, 062125 (2011)   DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevA.84.062125.
Title: Gene silencing H-NS paralogue StpA forms a rigid protein filament along DNA that blocks DNA accessibility.

Author(s): Ci Ji Lim, Yixun R. Whang, Linda J. Kenney and Jie Yan.

Source: Nucleic Acids Research (2011)  DOI: 10.1093/nar/gkr1247.
Title: Delayed onset of photochromism in molybdenum oxide films caused by photoinduced defect formation .

Author(s): Mehdi Rouhani.

Source: Science and Technology of Advanced Materials.
Title: Energy-aware Complexity Adaptation for Mobile Video Calls.

Author(s): Haiyang Ma, Deepak Gangadharan, Nalini Venkatasubramanian, Roger Zimmermann.

Source: 19th ACM international conference on Multimedia, pages 1313--1316, (2011).
Title: Inhibition of Cullin RING Ligases by Cycle Inhibiting Factor: Evidence for Interference with Nedd8-Induced Conformational Control.

: Boon Kim Boh, Mei Ying Ng, Yee Chin Leck, Barry Shaw, Jed Long, Guang Wen Sun, Yunn Hwen Gan, Mark S. Searle,Robert Layfield and Thilo Hagen.

Source: Journal of Molecular Biology (2011) 413, 430-437, doi:10.1016/j.jmb.2011.08.030.
Title: Intrinsic Epigenetic Factors Cooperate with the Steroid Hormone Ecdysone to Govern Dendrite Pruning in Drosophila.

Author(s): Daniel Kirilly, Jack Jing Lin Wong, Edwin Kok Hao Lim, Yan Wang, Heng Zhang, Cheng Wang,
Qiuming Liao, Haifeng Wang, Yih-Cherng Liou, Hongyan Wang, and Fengwei Yu.

Source: Neuron 72, 86–100, DOI 10.1016/j.neuron.2011.08.003.
Title: Video Quality Driven Buffer Dimensioning in MPSoC Platforms via Prioritized Frame Drops.

Author(s): Deepak Gangadharan, Haiyang Ma, Samarjit Chakraborty, Roger Zimmermann

Source: IEEE 29th International Conference on Computer Design (ICCD), pages 247-252, 2011.
Title: Quantification of a Gastrointestinal Channelopathy

Author(s): Poh Yong Cheng, Arthur Beyder, Peter R. Strege, Gianrico Farrugia, Martin L. Buist

Source: Journal of Theoretical Biology (doi:10.1016/j.jtbi.2011.09.014).
Title: An Ana2/Ctp/Mud Complex Regulates Spindle Orientation in Drosophila Neuroblasts.

Author(s): Cheng Wang, Song Li, Jens Januschke, Fabrizio Rossi, Yasushi Izumi, Gisela Garcia-Alvarez,
Serene Sze Ling Gwee, Swee Beng Soon, Harpreet Kaur Sidhu, Fengwei Yu, Fumio Matsuzaki,
Cayetano Gonzalez, and Hongyan Wang

Source: Developmental Cell 21, 520–533, September 13, 2011, DOI 10.1016/j.devcel.2011.08.002.
Title: Effect of End Groups and Grafting on the CO2 Separation Performance of Poly(ethylene glycol) Based Membranes

Author(s): Jianzhong Xia, Songlin Liu, and Tai-Shung Chung

Source: Macromolecules 2011, 44, 7727–7736.
Title: Context-Specific Regulation of NF-kB Target Gene Expression by EZH2 in Breast Cancers

Author(s): Shuet Theng Lee, Zhimei Li, Zhenlong Wu, Meiyee Aau, Peiyong Guan, R.K. Murthy Karuturi, Yih Cherng
Liou, and Qiang Yu

Source: Molecular Cell 43, 798–810.
Title: Poly-/Metal-benzimidazole nano-composite membranes for hydrogen purification.

Author(s): T. Yang, Y. Xiao and T. S. Chung

Source: Energy & Environmental Science 4 (10), 4171, (2011)  DOI: 10.1039/c1ee01324f.
Title: A Preliminary Model of Gastrointestinal Electromechanical Coupling

Author(s): Du Peng, Poh Yong Cheng, Lim J, Gajendiran V, O'Grady G, Martin L. Buist, Andrew Pullan, Leo Cheng

Source: PNAS (doi:10.1109/TBME.2011.2166155).
Title: Quantum-State Reconstruction by Maximizing Likelihood and Entropy.

Author(s):Yong Siah Teo, Huangjun Zhu, Berthold-Georg Englert, Jaroslav Rehacek, and Zdenek Hradil

: Physical Review Letters, 107, 020404 (2011)  DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.107.020404.

Title: Ligation of Fc Gamma Receptor IIB Inhibits Antibody-Dependent Enhancement of Dengue Virus
Author(s): Kuan Rong Chan, Summer Li-Xin Zhang, Hwee Cheng Tan, Ying Kai Chan, Angelia Chow, Angeline Pei Chiew Lim, Subhash G. Vasudevan, Brendon J. Hanson, and Eng Eong Ooi
Source: IEEE Trans Biomed Eng (doi: 10.1073/pnas.1106568108).

Title: Liquidlike Poly(ethylene glycol) Supported in the Organic-Inorganic Matrix for CO2 Removal

Author(s): Jianzhong Xia, Songlin Liu, Cher Hon Lau, and Tai-Shung Chung

Source: Macromolecules 2011, 44, 5268–5280.
Title: Effects of CYP4F2 and GGCX genetic variants on maintenance warfarin dose in a multi-ethnic Asian population.

Author(s): Chan SL, Goh BC, Chia KS, Chuah B, Wong A, Lim R, Lee SC

Source: Thromb Haemost. 2011 Jun;105(6):1100-2.
Title: Sources of Diversity in T Cell Epitope Discovery

Author(s): Chang CXL, Dai L, Tan ZW, Choo JAL, Bertoletti A, Grotenbreg GM

Source: Front Biosci. 2011 Jun 1;17:3004-3013.

Title: Neddylation-Induced Conformational Control Regulates Cullin RING Ligase Activity In Vivo

Author(s): Boon Kim Boh, Peter G. Smith and Thilo Hagen

Source: Journal of Molecular Biology (2011) 409, 136-145. 
Title: Human CD8(+) T cells drive Th1 responses through the differentiation of TNF/iNOS-producing dendritic cells

Author(s): Shu Zheng Chong, Kok Loon Wong, Gen Lin, Christopher Maolin Yang, Siew-Cheng Wong, Veronique Angeli, Paul A. MacAry and David Michael Kemeny

Source: Eur J Immunol. 2011 Jun;41(6):1639-51. doi: 10.1002/eji.201041022.
Title: Multi-platform segmentation for joint detection of copy number variants.

Author(s): Shu Mei Teo, Yudi Pawitan, Vikrant Kumar, Anbupalam Thalamuthu, Mark Seielstad, Kee Seng Chia, Agus Salim.

Source: Bioinformatics Vol. 27 no. 11 2011, pages 1555–1561 doi: 10.1093/bioinformatics/btr162.
Title: Translational aspects of genetic factors in the prediction of drug response variability: a case study of warfarin pharmacogenomics in a multi-ethnic cohort from Asia.

Author(s): Chan SL, Suo C, Lee SC, Goh BC, Chia KS, Teo YY.

Source: Pharmacogenomics J. 2011 Mar 8.
Title: Molecular design of the cellulose ester-based forward osmosis membranes for desalination.

Author(s): Sui Zhang, Kai Yu Wang, Tai-Shung Chung, Y.C. Jean, Hongmin Chen.

Source: Chemical Engineering Science 66 (2011) 2008–2018.
Title: Exon sequencing and association analysis of EPHX1 genetic variants with maintenance warfarin dose in a multi-ethnic Asian population.

Author(s): Chan SL, Thalamuthu A, Goh BC, Chia KS, Chuah B, Wong A, Lee SC.

Source: Pharmacogenet and Genomics 2011 Jan; 21(1): 35-41.
Title: A Computational and Experimental Study of the Regulatory Mechanisms of the Complement System

Author(s): Bing Liu, Jing Zhang, Pei Yi Tan, David Hsu, Anna M. Blom, Benjamin Leong, Sunil Sethi, Bow Ho, Jeak Ling Ding, P.S. Thiagarajan

Source: PLoS Computational Biology 7(1): e1001059. doi:10.1371/journal.pcbi.1001059.
Title: Regulation of Cullin RING E3 Ubiquitin Ligases by CAND1 In Vivo

Author(s): Yee Shin Chua, Boon Kim Boh, Wanpen Ponyeam, Thilo Hagen

Source: PLoS ONE 6(1): e16071. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0016071 (2011).